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Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Kale + Apple Replenishing Superfood Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Kale + Apple Replenishing Superfood Conditioner product label collected on April 16, 2020 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Kale + Apple Replenishing Superfood Conditioner is 5.

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Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE * (PARFUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: BEHENTRIMOINUM CHLORIDE*

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS FRUIT EXTRACT* (GRAPEFRUIT)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS FRUIT EXTRACT* (ORANGE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON FRUIT EXTRACT* (LEMON)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75810
Appeared as: CHLOROPHYLLIN-COPPER COMPLEX * (CI 75810)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BRASSICA OLERACEA CAPITATA (CABBAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLERACEA ACEPHALA LEAF EXTRACT*

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT* (APPLE)

Fair
SPINACIA OLERACEA (SPINACH) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPINACIA OLERACEA LEAF EXTRACT* (SPINACH)

Limited
BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA EXTRACT* (BROCCOLI)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL* (AVOCADO)

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT* (CUCUMBER)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL* (SWEET ALMOND)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT* (GINGER)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS ROOT EXTRACT* (BEET)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT*

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT OIL* (SEABERRY)

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT*

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin*, Isopropyl Palmitate*, Behentrimoinum Chloride*, Cetearyl Alcohol*, Brassica Alcohol*, Cetyl Esters*, Brassica Oleracea Acephala Leaf Extract*, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract*, Spinacia Oleracea (Spinach) Leaf Extract*, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract*, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract*, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil*, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract*, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract*, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract*, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract*, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract*, Panax Ginseng Root Extract*, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seaberry) Fruit Oil*, Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex (CI 75810)*, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract*, Brassicyl Isoleucinate Esylate*, Panthenol, Cetrimonium Chloride*, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Citric Acid*, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride*, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Benzyl Alcohol, Fragrance (Parfum)*

Directions from packaging:

After shampooing, apply and massage into the hair from root to tip. Leave in for up to two minutes before rinsing. For best results, shampoo prior with Be Gentle, Be Kind Matcha + Apple Replenishing Superfood Shampoo.

Warnings from packaging:

Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes. For external use only.

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